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Fitzroy Barometer

| The Harbour, Mousehole TR19 6QX, England
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Interesting History

It is worth looking at the barometer as it brings in to clear focus what the local fisherman do... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Glen L
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London, United Kingdom
Intresting read

Intresting read and nice to see something with some real deep history took some pics last year... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
PROSN1P3R
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 Mar 2018
“Interesting History”
1 Jan 2018
“Intresting read”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| The Harbour, Mousehole TR19 6QX, England
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

It is worth looking at the barometer as it brings in to clear focus what the local fisherman do everyday. They risk their lives to make their catch and must always be weather wary. Brought in to sharp focus by also viewing the sand shift...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Intresting read and nice to see something with some real deep history took some pics last year... Definitely worth a read... Watch the cars passing very close to you

1  Thank PROSN1P3R
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The barometer is part of seafaring history to aid weather forecasting the perilous seas.The barometer is encesed in a box/wall covering.

1  Thank Roger B
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Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Interesting to read the story behind this baraometer take a look as you walk past the wall this is in

1  Thank Stefanie C
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Reviewed 3 August 2017

Wandering along the harbour past The Ships INN I stopped in my tracks when I saw this beautiful barometer encased in the wall. This barometer was originally 'loaned' to mousehole in 1854 by Admiral Fitzroy, founder of the Meteorological Office. Its purpose was to provide...More

1  Thank Jan W
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